Britain & Finance

Publication date: 1 Jul 2012 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Britain & Finance | Authors: Armstrong, A | JEL classification: G11; G32; G38; L22 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review No. No. 221 Vol. July 2012 | Pages: R4-R10 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Trust allows financial transactions to take place when contracts are incomplete and the cost of negotiating too great for the parties involved. Banking covers many different types of transactions in assets with different levels of incomplete contracts. Investment banks have traditionally dealt with...
Publication date: 4 Nov 2011 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Britain & Finance | Authors: Armstrong, A No. 218
Publication date: 4 Aug 2012 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Britain & Finance | Authors: Armstrong, A, Davis, P No. 221
Publication date: 15 Apr 2013 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Britain & Finance | Authors: Armstrong, A, Davis, P, Liadze, I, Rienzo, C | NIESR discussion paper number: 408
  Background The availability of bank finance to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is important to allow SMEs to start up and finance investment for growth. There has been widespread comment regarding the continued difficulty SMEs perceive in obtaining external finance since the financial...
Publication date: 27 Mar 2013 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Britain & Finance, Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Van de Ven, J | NIESR discussion paper number: 407
This study considers the efficacy of a tax incentivised savings scheme in context of decision making rigidities. Analysis is based on a classical life-cycle model of savings and investment decisions, augmented with a salience cost over participation in Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) currently...
Publication date: 5 Feb 2013 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Britain & Finance | Authors: Armstrong, A No. 223
Publication date: 22 Sep 2012 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Britain & Finance | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | External authors: Zhou, M.
Despite their theoretical value in tackling principal-agent problems at low cost to firms there is almost no empirical literature on the prevalence and correlates of performance bonds posted by corporate executives. Using data for China we examine their incidence and test propositions from...
Publication date: 6 Mar 2013 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Britain & Finance, Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Van de Ven, J | NIESR discussion paper number: 406
Most empirical studies of savings behaviour that explicitly take account of the influence of uncertainty consider for identification data that describe the evolution of circumstances observed during an appreciable period of the life-course. Here we report results obtained for a dynamic programming...
Publication date: 19 Aug 2012 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Britain & Finance, Macroeconomics | Authors: Davis, P, Liadze, I | NIESR discussion paper number: 396
  The need to understand the dynamics and after-effects of the recent financial crisis,  the evolution of macroprudential surveillance and the introduction of macroprudential regulation all require appropriate macroeconomic models of financial institutions and  markets.  We present models of the...

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